James Franco

 
 

James Franco

Often referred to as a modern-day "Renaissance Man," James Franco is an actor, artist, writer, and filmmaker. He has starred in major films, includingSpider ManPineapple ExpressMilk, and 127 Hours. In 2010 he published a collection of his short stories called Palo Alto: Stories by Franco. Some of his mixed-media art projects include Three's Company The Drama, an update to the sitcom using video and art that premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival; Unfinished, a collaboration with director Van Sant on two movies centered on River Phoenix that were presented at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills; and Collage, a show he directed featuring live dance, theater, music and poetry that debuted at Stella Adler studios in New York.